Ling Jian
Born 1963 in Shandong, China. Lives and works in Beijing, China; Berlin, Germany; and Hong Kong. 

Education
1986  
 
BA Fine Arts Department, Tsinghua University Art College, Beijing, China

Solo Exhibitions
2016    

“Ling Jian,” Jue Lan Club, New York, NY
“Song of the Ancient Birds,” Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

2015    
"Nature Chain," Klein Sun Gallery, New York, NY

2014    
"Brain and Heart," Gana Art Center, Seoul, South Korea

2012    
"Classics – New Watercolors," Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing, China
"Ling Jian|Classics - New Watercolours," Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing, China 

2011    
"Moon in Glass," Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2010    
"Moon in Glass," Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
"Ling Jian Solo Exhibition," Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2009    
"Back to Beijing," Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

2008    
"SurFACE: in transit," Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
"Red Seed," DF2 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007    
"Red - Vanitas," Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong
"The Last Idealism," Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin, Germany

2005    
"Chinese Visions," Artiscope Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2004    
"Immaculate," Galerie van der Straeten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2003    
"Sublime: New Works by Ling Jian," Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China

2002    
"Asian Fashion – Asian Vibes," Pruss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany
"Sense of Nirvana," Galerie van der Straeten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2000    
"Private Journey," Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin, Germany

1999    
"Axis of Time," Kampnagelfabrik – Medienpark, Hamburg, Germany

1997    
"Ling Jian," Lochte Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

1995    
"White Room," White Room Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

1993    
"Ling Jian," Galerie Schwind, Frankfurt, Germany
"Bilder - Ling Jian Solo Exhibition," Galerie Schwind, Frankfurt, Germany

1991    
"Ling Jian," Lochte Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018

“None Stop,” Time Museum, Beijing, China 

2017
Art Stage Singapore Fair 2017, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
“On Sharks and Humanity,” Parkview Square, Downtown Core, Singapore; Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Central, Hong Kong
“Mutual Supplementary and Wedge,” Shanghai Liu Haisu art museum, Shanghai, China 

2016   
"Observation/ Reference/ Gesture Contemporary Painting," Ringling College of Art and Design, Willis Smith Gallery, Sarasota, FL

2015    
“On Sharks and Humanity,” National Museum of China, Beijing, China
"ParkviewGreen – Blue,” Parkview Green Art, Beijing, China

2013    
"Beijing – Prague: New Sights in Chinese Contemporary Art," Prinz Prager Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2012    
"Face," Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
"Latitude/Attitude: 20th Anniversary Exhibition," Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong,China

2011    
"Changing Vistas: Creative Duration," The 5th Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu, China
Art Stage Singapore 2011, Suntec Singapore, Singapore

2010
"Lovers Pieces – Contemporary Art from Five Private Collections," Kunstmuseum Mülheim an der Ruhr, Mülheim, Germany
"Classics Remade - Carnival Limited Edition Art Work Of Masters," Gallery Yang, Beijing, China
"China's Influential Artists," Arts Network a Pechino, Beijing, China
"Liebhaberstücke - Zeitgenössische Kunst aus fünf Mülheimer Privatsammlungen," Kunstmuseum Mülheim an der Ruhr, Mülheim, Germany

2009  
"On Love? On War? Prominent Contemporary Chinese Artists," Stux Gallery, New York, NY
"The Power and The Glory," Andrew James Art, Shanghai, China
"In the Mood for Paper - China, Indian and Iran Contemporary Paper Art Group Exhibition," F2 Gallery, Beijing, China

2008    
"China Gold," Musee Maillol, Paris, France
"Asian Contemporary Art," Rudolf Budja Galerie, Salzburg, Austria
"This is Asia?" Andrew James Art, Shanghai, China
"Crouching Paper, Hidden Dragon - Works on Paper," F2 Gallery, Beijing, China

2007    
"RE-collection - A Retrospective Look at 15 years of Art and Vision," Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2006    
"First Exhibition," Xin Beijing Art Gallery, Beijing, China
"Beaufourt02: Triennial of Contemporary Art by the Sea," Saint-Rochus Church, Blankenberge, Belgium; Beaufort Triennale, Oostende, Belgium
"Temptations," Olyvia Fine Art, London, England

2005    
"Gorgeous Isn’t Good Enough," Spazio Pirelli, Bicocca, Milan, Rome, Italy
"Beauties," Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China
"Hommage à Matisse," Artiscope, Brussels, Belgium
"Identities," Van der Straeten Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2004    
"Posers," Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China
"Ling Jian and Diana Brunstein," Guardini Foundation Kunsthalle, Luckenwalde, Germany
"China Moon: Artist in Residence Exhibition," The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, Water Mill, NY
"Art & Objects | KÜnstler Der Galerie" Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin, Germany
"Aliens on the Way," Buero fur Kunst, Dresden, Germany
"Cinesi Artisti fra Traditione e Presente," Pinacoteca Provinciale, Potenza, Italy
"Diana Brunstein/Ling Jian," Kunsthalle Vierseithof, Luckenwalde, Germany
"Regards," Artiscope, Brussels, Belgium

2003    
"The Rest of the World," Neuffer am Park, Pirmasens, Germany

2001    
"The World from a German View," Odapark, Venray, Holland
"Masterpieces: Asian Fine Arts," Pruss & Ochs Gallery, Berlin, Germany
"Chinese Artists Living in MEZ," Foerderkoje, Berlin, Germany

2000    
"SansSouci oder: Die Kunst der Entsorgung," Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany “SALE! X - MAS Group Show,” Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin, Germany
1995    
"Alphabet of Cruelty," Museum Stadt Bad Hersfeld, Bad Hersfeld, Germany

1993    
"Mediale," Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
"Chinese Oil Painting Biennale," National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China